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William Pleasant Hughes

William Pleasant Hughes

Male 1842 - 1913  (71 years)

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  • Name William Pleasant Hughes 
    Nickname Webb 
    Born 22 Mar 1842  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Aug 1913  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Creston Cemetery, Mason County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The census of 1900 shows they had 10 children 7 living, married 34 year s, their ages was him 57 her 54.
      He was in the Army Co. B 22nd VA Vol CSA. I came across that this unit was known as the Border Rifles or Jackson Co. Border Rifles.


      My mother Mable V. Hartley Hoschar wrote on a paper his name as William Pleasant Hughes born March 22, 1842 died Aug. 21, 1913 his wife Margaret Herdman Hughes born Oct 17, 1845 died Dec 21, she wrote no year of death for Margaret.

      He was called Webb her Maggie.
      MHF
    Person ID I6891  WV Route 87 Family Tree
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2019 

    Father Jobe Jacob Hughes,   b. 1816, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1886, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Dianna King,   b. 27 Sep 1819, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1905, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 01 Feb 1838  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Margaret Herdman,   b. 17 Oct 1845, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1926, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [1, 2, 3
    Married 21 Apr 1867  Mason County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Charles Westley Hughes,   b. 22 Mar 1867, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1935, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Mary Hughes,   b. Aft 21 Apr 1869, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Ella Belle Hughes,   b. 22 Aug 1868, Evans, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1946, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +4. Holly Jasper Hughes,   b. 1 Dec 1870, Cottageville, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1962, Johnstown, Licking, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +5. Delda Ann Hughes,   b. 9 Apr 1872, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1943, Evans, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +6. Job Ellis Hughes,   b. Nov 1875, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1919, Evans, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     7. William Wade Hughes,   b. 2 Sep 1877, Mason County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1927, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +8. Dora Ellen Hughes,   b. 6 Jan 1881, Mason County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1968, Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F566  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Mar 1842 - Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Apr 1867 - Mason County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Aug 1913 - Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Creston Cemetery, Mason County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Hughes - Herdman
    Hughes - Herdman
    Wlliam Pleasant and Mary Margaret Herdman Hughes

    Headstones
    Hughes - Creston Cemetery
    Hughes - Creston Cemetery
    William Pleasant Hughes - Husband of Mary Margaret Herdman

  • Sources 
    1. [S24] U.S. Census, U. S. Government.
      William Hughs in the 1870 United States Federal Census

      Name: William Hughs
      Age in 1870: 25
      Birth Year: abt 1845
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Dwelling Number: 54
      Home in 1870: Cologne, Mason, West Virginia
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Occupation: Farm Laborer
      Male Citizen over 21: Y
      Real Estate Value: 150
      Inferred Spouse: Margaret Hughs
      Inferred Children: Charles W Hughs; Mary Hughs
      Household Members: Name Age
      William Hughs 25
      Margaret Hughs 22
      Charles W Hughs 3
      Mary Hughs 10/12
      Spelling Hughs Hughes

    2. [S24] U.S. Census, U. S. Government.
      Mary M Hughes in the 1920 United States Federal Census


      Name: Mary M Hughes
      Age: 73
      Birth Year: abt 1847
      Birthplace: West Virginia
      Home in 1920: Union, Jackson, West Virginia
      Street: Left hand fork Cow Run
      House Number: Farm
      Residence Date: 1920
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital status: Widowed
      Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
      Native Tongue: English
      Able to Speak English: Yes
      Home Owned or Rented: Own
      Home Free or Mortgaged: Free
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes

      Household Members:
      Name
      Age
      Mary M Hughes
      73
      Wade W Hughes 42
      Hollie E Hughes 39
      Lettie B Hughes 31
      Donald Hughes 12
      Clifford Hughes 10
      Blake Hughes 7
      Blanch Hughes 3
      William Pleasant Hughes not on census. Their sons Wade Hughes is living with her. Holley Hughes and his wife Lettie Sayre Hughes and their children are also living with her.

    3. [S24] U.S. Census, U. S. Government.
      William Hughes in the 1910 United States Federal Census

      Name: William Hughes
      Age in 1910: 68
      Birth Year: abt 1842
      Birthplace: West Virginia
      Home in 1910: Union, Jackson, West Virginia
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital status: Married
      Spouse's name: Mary M Hughes
      Father's Birthplace: West Virginia
      Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
      Native Tongue: English
      Occupation: Farmer
      Industry: Own Farm
      Employer, Employee or Other: Own Account
      Home Owned or Rented: Own
      Home Free or Mortgaged: Free
      Farm or House: Farm
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: No
      Years Married: 44

      Household Members:
      Name
      Age
      William Hughes 68
      Mary M Hughes 63
      Wade Hughes 32 (son)
      Ella A Hughes 18 (gdaughter)